MCS Beachwatch Big Weekend 2011 reveals plastic-wrapped threat to beach cleanliness
An interesting and pertinent item in the Marine Conservation Society’s annual survey results for 2011 which have just been released shows an 11% rise in the number of dog poo bags left on beaches. Its a common sight here too, dog owners picking up after their dogs, only to leave the full bags on the beach. These are then a greater health hazard to wildlife than dog waste alone.
More info here at the MCS website